Archaeological Conservation Institute


Location: Belmonte in Sabina, and Cabras ( Sardinia), Italy

Season: 
May 16, 2016 to June 13, 2016

Session dates: 
one session

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Deadline Type: 
Exact date

Program Type

Field school

no

Affiliation:

Centro di Conservazione Archeologica/Randolph College

Project Director:

Roberto Nardi (CCA) and Susan Stevens (Randolph College)

Project Description

The Institute consists of instruction and hands-on experience in conservation methods of ancient stonecarving and stone conservation at the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica in Belmonte in Sabina, Italy. The rest of the program, centered at the Museum of Cabras, Sardinia where participants help to conserve the Nuragic sculptures from Monte' Prama near Cabras. Also included are excursions to Ostia, Rieti, Assisi and Spoleto, and various sites in Sardinia, two weekends in Rome, and evening programs in local Italian culture.

Period(s) of Occupation: Roman and late Bronze Age

Notes: 
Cultural heritage preservation, Field and Lab conservation.

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: full session

Minimum age: 
college

Experience required: 
none

Room and Board Arrangements

ACI participants are provided with full room and board, for the first two weeks at the guesthouse of the CCA, the Convento di San Nicola in Belmonte in Sabina and for the second two weeks in a hostel outside of Carbras in Sardinia.

Cost: 
$4,450 for 4 weeks

Academic Credit

Name of institution offering credit: 
Randolph College
Number of credits offered 2-4
Tuition: 
$300-600

Location

Contact Information
Prof. Susan Stevens
Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg
VA
USA
24503
Telephone: 
434-947-8533